Although this is classified as a fully obstructed view cabin , it is not . We had a floor to ceiling window that let in a lot of sunshine with a view between lifeboats . It was only partially obstructed . There was ample storage for all the clothes we packed in our 4 suitcases. The location near midship was convenient when having to go to the bow or stern . Hints - bring magnetic clips to hang up notes etc ... all surfaces are metal - we hung up 2 notes outside our door with arrows .. one read " Pointy End - Entertainment // the other - Blunt End - Food . We never went the wrong way and received many compliments from fellow passengers who used them also. - from our hall message bracket we hung a Viking helmet that we could see from either end of the very long hall so we could always locate our cabin . - bring a length of twine to use as a clothes line in the cabin . The one over the tub is not always long enough .
The cabin was as expected with a restricted view. One thing we suspect is that the better cabin stewards are assigned to the better cabins....logical. This was an economical choice for a cabin and served our needs, however, the cleaning and care of the cabin fell below HALs usual high standard. When we checked in there were several clues that showed a less than thorough cleaning had been done. After informing the front desk, an inspection was done and the issue was rectified. Read entire member review.